Definition of Inclination


  • the act of inclining
    bending forward
    "an inclination of his head indicated his agreement"
  • a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect
    "the alkaline inclination of the local waters"
    "fabric with a tendency to shrink"
  • the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    "the tower had a pronounced tilt"
    "the ship developed a list to starboard"
    "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right"
  • that toward which you are inclined to feel a liking
    "her inclination is for classical music"
  • (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    - angle of dip - magnetic dip - magnetic inclination
  • (geometry) the angle formed by the x-axis and a given line (measured counterclockwise from the positive half of the x-axis)
    - angle of inclination
  • (astronomy) the angle between the plane of the orbit and the plane of the ecliptic stated in degrees
    - inclination of an orbit
  • an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
    "he had an inclination to give up too easily"
    "a tendency to be too strict"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble inclination

208 unscramble word found using the letters inclination.

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